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International Conference on Cognitive Sciences and Human Development 2024

Venue

Riverside Majestic Hotel (Puteri Wing), Kuching 

  • Visa Requirements
  • Accommodation
  • Tourist Spots
  • Others

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KUCHING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KIA)

KIA is served by Malaysia Airlines, MASwings, Air Asia, Malindo Air, Scoot, Wings Air, and XpressAir. Arrival at KIA from anywhere outside Sarawak (including from within Malaysia) is subject to an immigration check.

  • Money Changer at the airport: CIMB Bank has one foreign exchange outlet at Kuching International Airport, outside the arrival hall (Level 1). Open daily from 08.30 am to 05.30pm.
  • Foreign Exchange & ATM: Various machines accept major credit cards including VISA, MasterCard, Cirrus, Plus and Bankcard. ATM machines from Maybank, CIMB Bank, Hong Leong Bank, AmBank, and MEPS.

For more KIA information, please visit www.kuchingairportonline.com


CURRENCY

The unit of currency is Malaysian Ringgit, indicated as ‘MYR’. Visit www.xe.com for the latest exchange rates. Foreign Exchange Booths are widely available and each clearly lists the exchange rate for all major currencies. ATMs are located at major bank branches, most shopping malls, the airport, and bus terminals. ATMs in Malaysia require a 6-digit PIN.


CLIMATE – TROPICAL ALL YEAR ROUND

The Equator cuts through Borneo less than 100km south of Sarawak. The climate is generally pleasant with frequent tropical showers throughout the year. There are two distinct seasons: November to March is rainy whilst April to October is drier. However, afternoon showers can occur throughout the year. The relative humidity in Malaysia is high, ranging from 70 to 90%.


ELECTRICITY

The voltage used in Malaysia is 230/240volts, 50 Hz. If your electrical appliance uses 110/120 volts, you need to use a transformer/converter to step-up to 230/240. Malaysia uses the British Standard BS1363 three-pin (rectangular) plugs and sockets.